Suspect killed, Police K-9 shot in Lower Paxton incident

A suspect is dead after evading police on Nyes Road in Lower Paxton Township. It all started this morning, when two men got into a fight and one man was stabbed and shot by another. The victim went to the hospital for treatment and reported the incident to police.

This afternoon, police went to the suspect’s house to serve a warrant for his arrest. He was found hiding in a neighbor’s home and fled into nearby brush when police approached him. The K-9 unit from Harrisburg was called in to assist in the capture of the suspect.

The suspect was found and he began shooting at the K-9 unit, striking and injuring the dog, before police shot the suspect, killing him. The dog was flown by helicopter to a local animal hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

The police officer that shot the suspect has been placed on administrative leave. Updates will be provided as they become available.